Dr. Peggy J. Lomax, M.D., Psychiatrist
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Dr. Peggy J. Lomax, M.D.

Psychiatrist | Psychiatry

2/5(64)
6845 Elm Street Suite 400 Mc Lean VA, 22101
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2/5

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Dr. Peggy Lomax is a psychiatrist practicing in Mc Lean, VA. Dr. Lomax is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Lomax diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Lomax may treat patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. Different medications that a psychiatrist might prescribe include antidepressants, antipsychotic mediations, mood stabilizers, stimulants, sedatives and hypnotics. Dr. Lomax treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.

Education and Training

Georgetown Univ Sch of Med, Washington Dc 1987

Georgetown University School of Medicine 1987

Provider Details

FemaleEnglish

Treatments

  • Psychiatry
  • Bipolar Disorder

Dr. Peggy J. Lomax, M.D.'s Practice location

Dr. Peggy Lomax, MD

6845 Elm Street Suite 400 -
Mc Lean, VA 22101
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Dr. Peggy J. Lomax, M.D. has a rating of 2 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 64 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Psychiatrist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Peggy J Lomax, who serves patients in McLean, Virginia. 

Dr. Lomax is a psychiatrist serving McLean and the surrounding communities. She is affiliated with Dominion Hospital, a freestanding mental healthcare facility located in Northern Virginia. Dominion Hospital leads the region in short-term mental health services for children, adolescents, and adults, and provides therapeutic programs to treat eating disorders through their Reflections Eating Disorders Treatment Center.  

In regards to her education, Dr. Lomax earned her Medical Degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1987. She went on to complete her psychiatry residency at the same venue. She is licensed to practice in the state of Virginia and Florida. Due to her expertise in her field, she has written and co-written multiple publications, in many different medical journals. 

Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Lomax treats patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. She is specialized in treating Bipolar Disorder. 

With over 32 years of experience in the field, Dr. Lomax has treated thousands of patients. 

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